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Roger Bannister, First Man To Run Mile In Under 4 Minutes, Dies At 88

The world record was gradually being whittled down and a number of athletes were considered capable of crashing the four-minute barrier. Australia’s great miler, John Landy, recorded a four minutes 2.1 seconds mile in December 1952 and Bannister cut this to four minutes two seconds in June 1953. With American Wes Santee trying to lower his U.S. record of four ...

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Supercars: Roger Penske the best equipped to attract new make, says Roland Dane

SUPERCARS’ best hope of attracting a new car manufacturer to the sport rests with Roger Penske, according to rival team boss Roland Dane. Three marques will be on the grid this year but only Nissan and Holden are backed with support from the factory, their deals set to expire after 2018 and 2019 respectively. Ford is present in badge and ...

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Roger Federer wins in straight sets at Hopman Cup

PERTH, Australia (AP) Roger Federer continued preparation for his Australian Open title defense with a 6-3, 7-6 (8) win over Karen Khachanov at the Hopman Cup, helping give Switzerland a 2-0 win over Russ… FOX Sports Digital

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Roger Goodell Surprises Patriots Fan With Super Bowl Tickets

BOSTON (CBS) — A Patriots fan in New York was given the surprise of a lifetime by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over the weekend. Bill Duggan, a volunteer firefighter, was recently diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Duggan’s family and friends created “Bills… Super Bowl News

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Jerry Jones losing credibility, sway with owners over spat with Roger Goodell

Jerry Jones has long been painted as one of the most powerful men in sports. He has achieved a significant cache within the NFL in making the Cowboys one of the most valued commodities in all of global sports, but that is quickly eroding, according to numerous league and ownership sources. Jones’ recent outbursts in public and in private, and ...

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